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    Lets all contribute pics and memories to this timeless classic that has faithfully served generations. It is my 1st car memory and my dad who is a Beetle enthusiast at one time had a total of 4 beetles in our garage Here's a little history of this miraculous German wonder: 'The history of the Beetle really goes back to pre 2nd world war Germany when Ferdinand Porsche had a vision of a mass produced vehicle that was affordable to the average German, an idea that was shared with the young Adolf Hitler who himself could not drive, but was a car fanatic. Hitler was apparently influenced by the achievements of Henry Ford and his production lines - reading Ford's biography while in prison during 1923. Porsche had previously worked on some other small cars that used many elements later to be included in the Beetle. The Type 32 prototype NSU of 1934 was an air-cooled rear engined four cylinder horizontally opposed powered car that used torsion bar suspension and featured beetle-like styling.' --- source - Google.co.uk lets keep the posts rolling - add pics of bugs you've owned or own! I'll add my dad's bug family pics as well ... I guess he fell in love with this oddly shaped car after he drove it down to Pakistan from Germany!!!! .. stories of that wonderous journey keep us entertained whenever our family gets together


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    @rebel
    sweet ride, specs seems a little odd but fir sure it seems ot have alot of potential (Y) as for the stand, it'll be fine (notice where the pin fits on the orange part, the engine WILL be able to be rotated)

    @Funky
    not sure where it was before that, i don't think it's the same one as it has been used by the previous owner regularly
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    @Storm, exactly.

    @Doc, do you think you can get the measurements for the distance between the bolts on a case? Or do you think taking a case to the metal guy would be a better option?
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    @psyborg

    Get the cylinders asap pl. Cheap or Syeds. And get the tail pipes too.

    @storm

    Have a lot of catching up here and on the VCCCP forums.

    rebel has a new dedicated post where we have commented on the specs...

    https://www.pakwheels.com/forumreply_az_TopicID!79468~ForumID!31~page!1~pw.h tml
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    Psyborg

    The measurements would be fine. No need to take the case!!

    Can get the measurement for you if you say....
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    @Doc, I already said it
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    Wait.....

    This design does not seem too good.

    I think if you are really going to have this built, go for a U shape (with corners) rather than the T shape. You would need four wheels for that instead of three.

    That would be more stable.
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    Ok!

    Now WHICH engine should I measure it off for You??? Lols....
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    Well actually the T design would allow the vertical bar to have more support, as an extra bar can be added diagonally.
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    maybe....

    but id put money on the u shape.....

    I think the t could tip over...
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    I think you can get them from the market. I think
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    This "mount/cradle" has been discussed before in my 1303 thread too...


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -848601


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    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @ all: My sincerest apologies... I am out till first week of August(going to be completely out of touch from Pakwheels), updates as soon as I get back, its semester's crushing time...
    Take care all, pray for me...
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    now even this thread is not getting any attention,.. BORING!!
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    Sam soon this thread will have stories(hopefully) to tell of the Aussie bug in romano's control.
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    @ Buksh

    The Aussie bug has a separate dedicated thread. Romano must update it for the latest but he is off for a vacation.

    @ Storm and all

    Just wait for a bit....have loads of stuff to write here.

    Best regards.
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    Hey you guys, i know i've been a'wall. Asad i'm goin to be in khi for a few days, staying with asim for a few days ...would eb good to meet up...if the weathers bearable i might even be tempted to go part hunting if your upfor it? plan to be there umm tue or wed
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    @ KP

    Its a pleasure to know you would be coming to Karachi. I believe Asim is the same Asim who was my guardian angel on your last trip??? I owe you guys a treat remember?? 8-|

    And since when do you or anyone else has to ASK if I want to go parts hunting???? Just ask which date would be suitable!!
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    @ KP

    Walls are good for hammering nails into!
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    Romano will be working on ausie beetle on behalf of new owner?
    Keep a cool head and wear seatbelts!

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    @ Spectra

    The Aussie bug discussion is best left to the other dedicated thread.

    Anyway. Yes Romano would be helping Shane rebuild the bug. We are asking Shane to join Pakwheels and we hope to guide him here too.
    If there are no Beetles in heaven, Im not going!!!

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